After Republicans failed to take control of the Kentucky House of Representatives in November’s election, five counties have now passed local right-to-work ordinances in the face of grim prospects in Frankfort. But Attorney General Jack Conway says the ordinances don’t have legal standing and the Kentucky AFL-CIO president says litigation is coming.
Originally published on Tue November 25, 2014 8:25 am
Kentucky Community & Technical College System Chairman P.G. Peeples expects to reach a contract agreement with President-elect Jay Box next month, but declined to say if Box will be paid as generously as his departing predecessor, Michael McCall.
A recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that a majority of Kentuckians are now in support a statewide smoking ban.
The poll released Thursday was funded by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. The data shows that 65%, or roughly two/thirds, of Kentucky adults favor a statewide smoke-free law, up 6 points from last year, and 17 points from four years ago.